When I first started teaching adding and subtracting fractions with unlike denominators to my fifth graders, I quickly realized that they needed some concrete step-by-step directions. They also needed a way to organize their work. I racked my brain for a

Fraction Rules Poster or Handout. Students HATE fractions for some reason

I like this layout to separate the different steps as notes - Adding and Subtracting Fractions with Unlike Denominators: PowerPoint Lesson and Practice Sheets

anchor chart for math reflection.